Outdoor Decorations for a Patriotic Party

Show Your Spirit and Add Some Sizzle With Patriotic Decorations

The 4th of July will be your biggest outdoor bash of the year, and your guests will feel festive from the get-go if your porch, patio or other outdoor spaces are decked-out in red, white and blue. To ensure your celebration is a success, consider adding some of these distinctive outdoor decorations and accessories, which are patriotic or just good old-fashioned fun.

More ideas to make sure your party will sizzle:

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    chloe and olive pillows
    Chloe and Olive flag pillows. Amazon.com

    Dress up your porch in red, white, and blue with these cozy Americana flag pillows. These pillows are made in the United States and are 100 percent cotton. Available as cotton covers only or covers and down pillow inserts. As you know, patriotic decor looks good on the porch all summer long!

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    valley forge flagpole holder
    Valley Forge two-position flagpole holder. Amazon.com

    While this isn't a decoration, per se, it's a necessity that many scramble to look for the day before or day of the flag-displaying celebration. So, doesn't it make sense to buy a sturdy holder for your flag? Install it on our front porch, near your entry, or wherever you want to hang the flag with pride, and the next occasion all you'll need to do is pop the flagpole into the holder and salute!

    This holder, by Valley Forge, is made of powder-coated aluminum and is designed to...MORE hold the flag in two different positions.

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    hitlights strip lights
    Red, white, and blue strip lights by HitLights. Amazon.com

    Lights, cameras, action! The Fourth of July isn't exactly a low-key holiday, so why not light up the night with these red, white, and blue LED strip lights. You'll be doing a service to your country by using energy-efficient LEDs. The lights are weatherproof and are 16.4 feet long. 

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    flag weathervane
    Americana weathervane by Good Directions. Amazon.com

    A smaller version of the classic full-size weathervanes, Good Directions' Americana Flag model features polished and antiqued copper finish, brass, and painted aluminum, copper spacer balls, solid brass directionals, steel rod, and three versatile mounting options to choose from: roof, garden pole or deck. Size: 24 inches high.

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    eagle pool float
    Swimline inflatable eagle pool float. Amazon.com

    Add the stars and stripes of the American Flag with this festive bald eagle pool flat by Swimline. Made of sturdy 12-gauge PVC, this eagle takes less than 10 minutes to inflate. Seats two adults.

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    grace alley american flag
    Grace Alley embroidered American flag. Amazon.com

    Picture this all-weather flag on your front porch, a charming symbol of American patriotism that is especially meaningful during United States holidays like the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Flag Day, etc. This flag is made in the U.S. of Durawavez nylon to help withstand the elements. Stars and stripes are embroidered, which means this flag is made to last for many years.

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    valley forge bunting
    Valley Forge American bunting. Amazon.com

    Perfect for patriotic holidays or summertime, this pleated full-fan American flag bunting by Valley Forge can proudly decorate a porch, door, window, balcony, gazebo or deck. Colorful and traditional, each 3 x 6-foot pleated fan displays the stars and stripes. Made of a poly/cotton blend, it includes brass grommets for easy attachment to your railings, windows, columns or wherever else you'll be declaring your independence! 

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    patriotic luminarias
    Red, white, and blue luminarias. Amazon.com

    Deck your deck, patio, balcony or walkway with this patriotic 12-piece set of red, white, and blue luminaria bags. Candles not included.

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    Old Glory Patriotic Throw

    old glory throw
    Old Glory patriotic throw by VHC Brands. Amazon.com

     A cozy, red, white, and blue throw completes the patriotic look on the porch or deck. A jacquard weave, which means the front and back designs are the same: an Americana flag pattern with a circle of stars along with stripes in red, navy blue, and tan. Tassels trim the ends of the 50 x 60-inch blanket.

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    patriotic solar lanterns
    Red, white, and blue solar lanterns. Amazon.com

    Those great retro-style "Oriental" lanterns get a patriotic spin in red, white, and blue colors. Solar-powered and made of waterproof, durable nylon instead of paper, this set of three can be hung from pergolas, trees, or anywhere outdoors to celebrate a patriotic holiday. Each solar light can work up to 6 hours after being charged. Includes an on/off switch under the solar panel